Today at 13:00 in Nyon there will be a draw for pairs from the 1/16 finals of the Europa League. As you know, FC Barcelona did not manage to get out of the group in the Champions League, so Pride of Catalonia You’ll be playing in these lesser-known competitions this spring. The Europa League final 1/16 pairings draw will be available live on FCBarca.com.
After the Europa League group stage matches, we learned about Barcelona’s potential rivals in the 1/16 Finals. Blogger Teams that finished second in their groups may strike. Among them were three French teams and one each from the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, England and Denmark. So Barcelona can beat any of these teams.
The group winners (Arsenal, Fenerbahce, Real Betis, Union Saint-Gilloise, Real Sociedad, Feyenoord, SC Freiburg, Ferencvarosi) automatically advance to the 1/8 finals and are waiting for the results of the 1/16 finals there. Teams from the same league cannot face each other in this round. The draw will take place today at 13:00 in Nyon. The meetings that will select the eight missing teams that will qualify for the 1/8 finals will take place on February 16 and 23, 2023. Barcelona, like the rest of the Champions League players, will not be ranked, which means that the rematch will be played away.
Barcelona’s potential rivals
Eindhoven is playing better and better and it is likely that they will finally be able to challenge Ajax, who have dominated the domestic league. Under the guidance of Ruud van Nistelrooy, PSV Eindhoven have shown their best levels in recent years, thanks in large part to their young stars. The last time Pride of Catalonia He faced the Dutch national team in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League 2018.
The first team from France that Barcelona could play in the 1/16 final. Stade Rennes has coped well with losing players this summer and is currently third in Ligue 1.
The Italian club is certainly associated by many fans with the painful leak from the 2018 Champions League and the renewal in Rome, and afterwards Pride of Catalonia She said goodbye to games. Mourinho’s team is dangerous. Last season, she won the Conference League and now has a chance to win the European League.
The team from the German capital is one of the top five European leagues. Al-Ittihad is currently third in the German Bundesliga, having lost two points to Bayern I, but has scored very few goals. Ascension to the 1/16 final for the team from Berlin secured just four goals in six matches.
The English team led by Ten Hague has been playing an uneven season, but is doing better and better. In the summer, the club acquired a lot of players and could strengthen in January before the 1/16 finals. Also of interest is the personality of Cristiano Ronaldo, who may leave Old Trafford in the winter. Face FC Barcelona Red Devils Twice in the Champions League final in 2009 and 2011, and in the quarter-finals in the 2018/19 season, she won all of these matches.
The Danish national team has played regularly in European competitions in recent years. The most famous Midtjylland players are the former Celty Vigo player, Pione Sisto and Sory Kaba, the former Elche striker.
Another French team is declining this season compared to the previous season. Nantes are currently ranked 16th in Ligue 1, just one point from the relegation zone. However, the French team managed to climb out of the group in which they faced teams with more experience in European cups, such as Karabakh and Olympiakos.
AS Monaco has been promoted from the last group, which despite having many top players have trouble competing in Ligue 1 with PSG or even staying longer in the Champions League. However, the French team has many talented players, especially in attack, such as Voland and Ben Yedder.
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